There are troubling signs things are heating up in the volatile region thought to harbor Al Qaeda and Taliban militants: the missile strikes by suspected American planes in northwest Pakistan, the reported killing of militants and civilians in eastern and southern Afghanistan, and President Obama's oft-repeated intent to build up American forces in Afghanistan. For why this is a bad idea, check out The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel's recent post...
Indian PM Narendra Modi reportedly rejected the comparison in a Monday phone...
"The government of India has cut its nose to spite its face."
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